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verityvirtue reviews Glass Jar: "An unsettling epistolary work" June 30, 2016
"He's been stalking you again. He knows where you live. Your only hope now is through this forum. Through the one person still on this..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Riverside: "Interesting slice of life with game stopping bug " June 30, 2016
"Thus is a fairly short game about a friend who died and their funeral. As you begin to remember more about them, the plot thickens. The..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews A Quiet Evening at Home: "A tedious game about getting ready for bed" June 30, 2016
"This game has a well-simulated house. The writing has many typos and grammar errors. You have to go pee, eat food, play with your..." - See full review
MarkV reviews Gaia's Web: "Inception meets Brazil" June 29, 2016
"A fun conspiracy theory story with light, mostly-fair puzzles, good writing, and good characters. Linear high-level structure, but with..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Luster: "A buggy but fun game with a walkthrough/map that are almost better than the game" June 29, 2016
"This game was one of the last place entries in IFComp the year it came out. It's a traditional treasure romp where you gather 4 gems and..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews The Apocalypse Clock: "A goofy but enjoyable parser game on a timer about an apocalypse" June 29, 2016
"I don't usually like super goofy games, but this one combines silliness with some earnestness and good descriptions. You play a..." - See full review

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